2 Aug 2023

National and ACT on track to govern comfortably in latest poll

From Checkpoint, 6:07 pm on 2 August 2023

National and ACT are on track to govern comfortably alone in the latest Newshub-Reid Research poll Labour's dropped 3 points to 32.3 per cent.

National's popularity is up to 36.6 per cent. As for the minor parties, NZ First is up, it's now on 4.1 per cent The Greens are on 9.6 per cent.

ACT is on 12.1 per cent and Te Pati Maori on 2.7 per cent. As for preferred Prime Minister, that's Labour's saving grace.

Chris Hipkins is the preferred leader on 24 per cent. He's up 0.6 per cent.

But Christopher Luxon has fallen 0.5 per cent to just 15.9 per cent.

Our deputy political editor Craig McCulloch joins us now from our Parliament studio.